You don’t need to spend hours in the gym. This at home lower body workout will get your legs burning and shaking in no time. No equipment is needed, but if you want an extra challenge, incorporate dumbbells. Try 3 sets of 10 reps for each exercise.
Lower body workout
Around the Clock Lunges (Front, Side, Back)
Set Up: Begin by standing with your hands on your hips, back straight and chest out.
Action: Step forward with your right leg and lunge, then return to stating position. Next perform a side lunge, stepping with your right foot, keeping your left leg straight. Return to starting position. Lastly, you will step backward into a reverse lunge then return to starting position. Repeat 10 times on each leg.
Wide to Narrow Squat
Set Up: With your feet wider than hip width, hold onto a dumbbell at chest height.
Keeping your back straight and stomach in tight, lower into a squat position.
Action: As you stand up bring your feet together into a narrow stance and squat. Repeat wide to narrow squat sequence for 10 reps.
DB Squat Jumps
Set Up: Start with feet shoulder width apart and dumbbells by your side.
Action: Squat down and explode up into a jump, keeping dumbbells by your side. Repeat for 10 reps.
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